Can’t Cut Your Way to Growth

One can’t create growth in an organization (or in an economy, but let’s put my political opinions to the side) by cutting your way to it. Which doesn’t mean I’m against cutting.  I’m all for cutting waste from the budget, or actions and...

A Different, Better Word for “Change”

We all know change is inevitable.  It’s the only thing we can count on, that things will change. But change scares us, especially in business, where we need to be adept at change whether we welcome it or not. I think the problem is that for most of us, “to...

Don’t improve by doing this,

Talked with a friend about how the high school he is coached football at hired a new coach, who assumed everything was wrong, everyone was worthless, and that he knew better. The result is that the long term assistants, who had much to do with the great winning record...